As a local church pastor, Ralph's passion is to build up believers in the Word and activate them to minister within their circle of influence. He believes that each of us is called into ministry wherever we are planted! Ralph also has a heart and burden for people all over the world. He has traveled to Africa with H.I.M. since 1981 and continues to reach into Africa, Asia and Central America.

Building the Kingdom of God through ministry is the driving force behind Ralph's calling and planting campuses throughout Pittsburgh as well as ministry in other areas of the world. Biblical training and practical application is part of the strategy to see that vision come true. Seeing each person grow personally and then begin to reach their friends and family is the fulfillment of every aspect his ministry.